red leaf


: any of several plant diseases characterized by reddening of the foliage

Word History

First Known Use

1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of red leaf was in 1909

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Cite this Entry

“Red leaf.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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